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Lead warning B80 system

Where is the lead in the coffeemaker that the manual warns about and how many instances of cancer have been traced to that?

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  • kgahearn Jul 04, 2008

    product made in China -- manual warns that this product contains lead known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.

  • kgahearn Jul 06, 2008

    I have the B 80 unit FYI

  • kgahearn Jul 08, 2008

    My B80 machine continues to display the de scale warning and I have done it twice. Why is this happening?

  • kgahearn May 11, 2010

    I called customer service -- got 2 different sets of instructions on how to de-scale the machine -- neither of which were anything like the instruction manual. And NOW you think I should PAY you for a solution? I'm not sure the instruction manual didn't do more harm than good -- since it clearly tells you to empty the machine and leave it on for 4 hours! That seems crazy to me. And I'm still getting the de-scale message.



    I'd appreciate proper instructions -- and I clearly do NOT expect to have to pay for them. I think I paid enough for the machine.



    Karen Ahearn

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The solder joint in the tubing. Personally, I don't see a risk but the environmentalists see a risk in any lead at all. The plumbing in my house has ALL lead soldered joints. Now, plumbers are not allowed to use lead type solder. If the water just passes over the lead, there is absolutely minimal chance of problems. Keeping wine in a lead crystal decantor will also leech lead into the drink but, you don't hear all the hype about that. It's all about making the earth green. Toy wagons are being recalled because of lead in the paint. I don't know of ANY kids who ever ATE their wagon.

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SOURCE: I was concerned about the warning on the B 30 Mini

Due to current laws, all products containing components with known harmful substances have to disclose to the consumer. In this case the components containing a trace of lead do not come in contact with your consumable beverage. Now, if you were to eat the coffee maker in its entirety at a rate of say ten thousand a day every day for 1000 years you might have a few percent greater chance of developing cancer. Lng winded way t say "No worries".... Eric

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I was concerned about the warning on the B 30 Mini Brewer about the Lead in the product leading to cancer. jg


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The solder joint in the tubing. Personally, I don't see a risk but the environmentalists see a risk in any lead at all. The plumbing in my house has ALL lead soldered joints. Now, plumbers are not allowed to use lead type solder. If the water just passes over the lead, there is absolutely minimal chance of problems. Keeping wine in a lead crystal decantor will also leech lead into the drink but, you don't hear all the hype about that. It's all about making the earth green. Toy wagons are being recalled because of lead in the paint. I don't know of ANY kids who ever ATE their wagon.

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